Screen had 17 patents in future of work during Q4 2023. The patent filed by Screen Holdings Co Ltd in Q4 2023 aims to reduce data usage in substrate processing by combining processing recipes to generate a flow recipe for a series of processings. This involves using arithmetic processing parts to define processing conditions, including liquid processing recipes, for efficient substrate processing. GlobalData’s report on Screen gives a 360-degreee view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

Screen grant share with future of work as a theme is 64% in Q4 2023. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

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Application: Substrate processing apparatus, substrate processing system, and substrate processing method (Patent ID: US20230418267A1)

The patent filed by Screen Holdings Co Ltd aims to reduce data usage in substrate processing by combining processing recipes to generate a flow recipe. The substrate processing apparatus includes processing units, arithmetic processing parts, and sensor parts for generating flow recipes based on identifying information received from a management apparatus. The flow recipe combines liquid processing recipes and measurement processing recipes to optimize the processing conditions for substrates. Additionally, the apparatus can correct processing conditions based on signals acquired by sensor parts, ensuring efficient and accurate substrate processing.

Furthermore, the method outlined in the patent involves storing various processing recipes, receiving identifying information from a management apparatus, and generating flow recipes by combining multiple processing recipes. The method includes performing processing based on the generated flow recipe, which combines liquid processing and measurement processing recipes. Correction formulas can be applied to adjust processing conditions based on signals from sensor parts, enhancing the accuracy and effectiveness of substrate processing. This innovative approach to substrate processing aims to streamline operations, reduce data usage, and improve overall efficiency in processing substrates.

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